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Title: An analysis of the healthcare informatics and systems in Southeast Asia: a current perspective from seven countries.
Authors: Wickramasinghe, Nilmini
Other Authors: Naguib, Raouf
Nguyen, Quynh
Abd Ghani, M. K.
Bali, Rajeev
Lee, R. V.
Marshall, I. M.
Shaker, M. H.
Phuong, N. H.
Culaba, A. B.
Keywords: Electronic Health Records
Healthcare Informatics
Telemedicine
Hospital Management Systems
Decision Support Systems
Telehealth
Chair of Health Informatics Management, Epworth HealthCare, Victoria, Australia
Issue Date: 2008
Publisher: Inderscience
Citation: Int J Electron Healthc. 2008;4(2):184-207
Abstract: This paper presents an overview of the healthcare systems in Southeast Asia, with a focus on the healthcare informatics development and deployment in seven countries, namely, Singapore, Cambodia, Malaysia, Thailand, Laos, the Philippines and Vietnam. Brief geographic and demographic information is provided for each country, followed by a historical review of the national strategies for healthcare informatics development. An analysis of the state-of-the-art healthcare infrastructure is also given, along with a critical appraisal of national healthcare provisions.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11434/1472
DOI: 10.1504/IJEH.2008.019792
ISSN: 1741-8453
Journal Title: International Journal of Electronic Healthcare
Type: Journal Article
Affiliated Organisations: Biomedical Computing and Engineering Technologies Applied Research Group (BIOCORE), Coventry University, UK.
Centre for Engineering and Sustainable Development Research (CESDR), De La Salle University, Philippines.
Center for the Management of Medical Technology (CMMT), Illinois Institute of Technology, USA.
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